Category: In Focus

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In Focus: Insider Threats

New In Focus now available on Insider Threats. From the Department of Homeland Security: DHS/US-CERT defines the insider threat as a current or former employee, contractor, or other business partner who has or had authorized access to an organization’s network, system, or data and intentionally misused that access to negatively...

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In Focus: Extreme Heat

New In Focus now available on Extreme Heat. From Ready.gov: Extreme Heat often results in the highest number of annual deaths among all weather-related hazards. In most of the United States, extreme heat is defined as a long period (2 to 3 days) of high heat and humidity with temperatures above...

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In Focus: Violence Against Indigenous Persons

New In Focus now available on Violence Against Indigenous Persons. From the Association on American Indian Affairs: Domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, homicide, stalking, and sex trafficking disproportionately affect Indigenous peoples. The focus has been on Indigenous women and girls, but these issues also affect indigenous men and boys. These...

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In Focus: Soft Targets for Terrorism

New In Focus now available on Soft Targets for Terrorism Soft Targets, such as sports venues, parks, open air festivals, and anywhere people congregate, are a difficult security challenge.  This In Focus includes resources that address the challenges and approaches to making Soft Targets safe and secure. Each HSDL In...

In Focus Archive

Each HSDL In Focus brings together short lists of resources in the HSDL collection that are highly relevant to current events. Past In Focus lists are archived below. Impeachment 2021 Online Extremism Vaccine Hesitancy Food Insecurity in America 2020 Election Issues Supreme Court Nominations Policing Protests COVID Conspiracies Contact Tracing...